Main content

A famous by-election visitor sparks party wars. Adapted from TV, with Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H Corbett. From April 1971.

A famous by-election visitor sparks party wars for the rag and bone duo.

Starring Wilfrid Brambell as Albert and Harry H Corbett as Harold. With John Rye and Edward Kelsey.

Following the conclusion of their hugely successful association with Tony Hancock, writers Ray Galton and Alan Simpson wrote 10 pilots for the BBC TV's Comedy Playhouse in 1962. The Offer was set in a house with a yard full of junk, featuring the lives of rag and bone men Albert Steptoe and his son Harold and it was the spark for a run of 8 series for TV.

Adapted for radio from Galton and Simpson's TV script by Gale Pedrick.

Produced by Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in April 1971.

18 days left to listen

30 minutes